Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries

2012 Universal Impact Factor of 0.46 Click
University Manchester Ranking: Ranked 7th out of 16 Journals
Also, available on National Library of Medicine Catalog

Knowledge on health and medical informatics in developing countries is scarce. This health informatics journal has therefore been launched to focus on and promote research, experience and discussions related to health informatics in developing countries. Authors from developing countries are particularly encouraged to contribute in this area.

The journal comprises of journal and review articles. In line with the ethos of its publishers, the journal operates on a Free Access Policy. Readers can view and download articles without any cost or registration.

In order to make a submission, authors are requested to send an email to the Editor-in-chief Dr. Ashraf El-Metwally

Send a Copy to the Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant (

The Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries (JHIDC) publishes two volumes every year, in December and in June. The Current section contains the volume that is open to submissions, to which submissions are added as they are received (once they have been reviewed and accepted). The Archives section contains all volumes of the journal - those that have already been published as well as the current volume.

The Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries is included in EBSCO's newly released databases “Computers & Applied Sciences Complete” and “Applied Science & Technology Source”

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The journal is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).




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Vol 12, No 1 (2018)

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Research Articles

Implementation of a Telemedicine Network in Angola: Challenges and Opportunities PDF
Jorge César Correia, Luís Velez Lapão, Rafael Fernando Mingas, Hugo Alexandre Augusto, Monteiro Bila Balo, Mélanie Raimundo Maia, Antoine Geissbühler
Patient’s Complaints and Response Mechanism Provided by Departments in the Ambulatory Care Settings of King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia PDF
Dr. Saleh Mohammed Alosaimi, Khalid Ibrahim AlQumaizi, Ali Ibrahim Alfarhan, Dr. Zeyad Mohammed Yousef, Dr. Mazen Abdullah Al hunaishel
Healthcare Workforce in Saudi Arabia under Saudi Vision 2030 PDF
Adil Salim Elsheikh, Abdulrahman Mohamed Alqurashi, Mohamed Ali Wahba, Tarek Elmorsy Hodhod

ISSN: 1178-4407